The Money Smart
Divorce Solution

Legal, Binding & Enforceable Separation Agreements

Family Mediation - Divorce in Ontario

While other couples spend tens of thousands of dollars to fight it out in court,
our clients negotiate financially savvy, money smart Separation Agreements.

What Makes The Common Sense Divorce Family Mediation

BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING... GENERATE YOUR SEPARATION REPORT

Every couple faces unique challenges. Understand how separation will affect you,
your children, your finances and your future.

DO NOT BEGIN ANY NEGOTIATIONS UNTIL

WE HAVE FAMILY MEDIATION RESOURCES

How Mediation IS Better Than Litigation Lawyers

Stay out of Family Court

A Mediation Process that addresses your LEGAL, FINANCIAL and EMOTIONAL Needs.

Every family situation is unique. The importance of a clear Plan and a defined Process is crucial to minimizing emotional drama, keeping your separation cost-effective and staying out of court.

The Common Sense Divorce includes the mediators, lawyers and financial professionals needed to create a money-smart, financially savvy Separation Agreement that is not only legal, but also binding and enforceable.

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Child Focused

Parenting Plans

Parenting Plans

A great child-focused Co-Parenting Plan is your kid’s best shot at a successful resolution to all that is happening around them.

WE CARE ABOUT KIDS! Divorce can turn your kid's world upside down. We can help you and your ex preserve your children’s ability to feel stable, secure and loved by you both... while successfully understanding how to co-parent together moving forward.
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How Mediation IS Better Than Litigation Lawyers

Stay out of Family Court

A Mediation Process that addresses your LEGAL, FINANCIAL and EMOTIONAL Needs.

Every family situation is unique. The importance of a clear Plan and a defined Process is crucial to minimizing emotional drama, keeping your separation cost-effective and staying out of court.

The Common Sense Divorce includes the mediators, lawyers and financial professionals needed to create a money-smart, financially savvy Separation Agreement that is not only legal, but also binding and enforceable.

Whether your situation is straightforward or complex, amicable or acrimonious, The Common Sense Divorce offers numerous Mediation Bundles and Negotiation Processes to assist you and your spouse.
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Child Focused

Parenting Plans

Parenting Plans

A great child-focused Co-Parenting Plan is your kid’s best shot at a successful resolution to all that is happening around them.

WE CARE ABOUT KIDS! Divorce can turn your kid's world upside down.

We can help you and your ex preserve your children’s ability to feel stable, secure and loved by you both... while successfully understanding how to co-parent together moving forward.
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The Matrimonial Home

Buying, Selling and Mortgages

The Matrimonial Home

It doesn't matter whose name is on the title or whether it was owned before you married. If this is the home that you and your spouse lived in, it IS the matrimonial home.

The house will be by both.The Common Sense Divorce brings an entire team of Realtors, Mortgage Brokers & Real Estate Lawyers to help you plan the next steps.
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Money Smart
Tax Smart

Financially Savvy
Division of Assets

Smart Money Decisions

It's hard to think about taxes and money implications when emotions are running high. But not all assets are created equal.

It's not just about dividing everything down the middle. Divorce is about money.

We understand money and our Mediation process includes specially trained financial professionals who will help you through the implications of divorce, money and taxes.

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Spousal Support

Options, Choices & Solutions

Spousal Support

No one wants to talk about Spousal Support. We all understand that no one likes to pay it either.

However, Spousal Support is a reality and is part of most divorces in Ontario.

When you look at divorce from a financial perspective, there are many ways to create support solutions that are easier to live with.
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Financial Planning

Planning For
Your New Life

Financial Planning

It is not unusual for marriages to have one spouse who manages the money, which can leave the other spouse in the dark.

Divorce changes everything. It's now up to you and YOU alone to plan for your own financial future.

If you have lived without a financial plan, The Common Sense Divorce can help you turn this time of transition into an opportunity to recreate your financial self.
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Family Mediation with a Financial Twist
“For most, divorce is less about legalities and more about finances, tax implications and making smart money decisions. This is why we created The Common Sense Divorce." – Gail Vaz-Oxlade
Make Smart
Money Decisions
I'm not sure what to do?
I've never managed the money...
How do I plan for MY future?
Bag Lady Syndrome
(syn) 'Street Guy Syndrome'
NOUN - The fear that one will become financially destitute after a divorce.
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3 Ways We Can Help You

FREE Separation Plan

A Personalized Report that addresses your situation. 

Understand what’s involved with support, debts, banks accounts, pensions and your home BEFORE you start any legal processes.

FREE Recorded Message

Not everyone is ready to talk with someone in person.

You can call The Common Sense Divorce right now and confidentially hear a recorded 2-minute message about our services.

FREE Telephone Consultation

Speak with us about the divorce process in Ontario and how The Common Sense Divorce can walk you through this.

Book a free  telephone assessment and consultation.

The Common Sense Divorce Advantage

Resources
and Tools

Generate a FREE Separation Analysis Report and better understand your personal situation.

Six Ontario
Locations

Home Family Mediation 2

Full Spectrum
of Expertise

Mediation, Collaborative Legal Services, Financial/Tax Planning, Children’s Counselling.

Choices &
Options

More choices, more legal options and more solutions for you, your partner and for your family.

Family Mediation - Divorce in Ontario

For more than 20 years you have witnessed Gail Vaz-Oxlade’s trademark straight-up money wisdom. Both on Radio and Television and most notably as host of TVs Till Debt Do Us Part, Princess and Money Moron.

Gail is a multiple time, best-selling financial author, and one of the top Canadian authors of the past decade. Gail brings her financial wisdom to family mediation in Ontario.

Divorce in Ontario

Family Mediation - Divorce in Ontario

For more than 20 years you have witnessed Gail Vaz-Oxlade’s trademark straight-up money wisdom. Both on Radio and Television and most notably as host of TVs Till Debt Do Us Part, Princess and Money Moron.

Gail is a multiple time, best-selling financial author, and one of the top Canadian authors of the past decade. Gail brings her financial wisdom to family mediation in Ontario.

Divorce in Ontario